WELCOME TO THE AUSTIN ZOO!

 

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About Us

Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

rehabilitation and education. 

Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time outdoors in the Texas Hill Country.

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Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.

 


Daily Training & Enrichment Activities

All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes. *Tortoise, Primate and Alligator Keeper Talks are held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit at noon.

Cougars
10:30am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday

Bears
10:30am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday

Primates*
11:30am: Daily

Galapagos Tortoise*
12:30pm: Daily

Alligator*
2:30: Tuesday • Saturday

*Primate, Tortoise, & Alligator talks only if over 60 degrees

 

 


 

Austin Zoo Animal Art
Is Now Available For Purchase!


What started out as an enrichment activity for our primates has turned into a fundraising project for Austin Zoo!
All the pieces are hand painted by an Austin Zoo animal in watercolor, are unframed, and include the animal’s name and the date painted. (Each piece of art may contain slight imperfections.)

Click here to see all the available watercolors!